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Small bore challenge: Saturn w/ 6" or less

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#551 Lyle

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Posted 03 October 2020 - 10:27 PM

Saturn, 10-03-2020 8 pm, APM 140,  TeleVue Barlow 3x, Nextimage 5 Camera, Icap and Registax software, 200 of 2000 stacked frames

 

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#552 Wigleydh

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Posted 09 October 2020 - 06:40 PM

This was processed from data captured in 2019 that was taken with an ASI224mc, 2x barlow, through an AT6RC. I just heard about AstroSurface from a friend and used that 2019 data to see if I could better my earlier result and I did. This was 100% stacked and processed in AstroSurface. It is a stack of 17,479 frames (50% of the file).

 

Hoping the sky will let me do Mars this weekend.

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#553 kisstek

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Posted 21 October 2020 - 05:44 PM

Here's my Saturn from last night (Oct. 20, 2002):

 

Saturn-2020-10-20.jpg

 


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#554 Sassenach

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Posted 09 November 2020 - 03:17 AM

Hello all,

 

I took this at the weekend smile.gif

 

Setup was 6 inch f/5 Dob (Orion Starblast 6), iPhone 7S, Orion Steadpix EQ, TX x3 Barlow, ES55 6.5mm

Processed using PIPP, Autostakkert and Registax

 

I live in Munich city centre, so the light pollution and low altitude of the planets is always a challenge

 

Best,

 

Andrew

 

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Edited by Sassenach, 09 November 2020 - 03:19 AM.

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#555 metagawd

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Posted 18 November 2020 - 01:27 AM

SATURN. Nov 16, 2020.

 

-Explore Scientific FL-AR102 102mm (4") refractor
-SkyWatcher Az-GTi 
-Sony IMX291 STARVIS Camera

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#556 Sassenach

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Posted 13 December 2020 - 09:36 AM

Taken with a Starblast 6 inch f/5 and a ASI462 :-)

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#557 bladpart

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Posted 17 December 2020 - 01:30 PM

Best I could do on a Meade DS-90 with a 2x Barlow and a SVBONY SV-105 camera. 

Captured about 10,500 frames (5:53 at ~30fps), used AutoStakkert 3 to grab the best 25% and then did some waveletting in RegiStax.

 

Captured in SharpCap 3.2.  FPS 30, 640x480, 31.3ms exposure.  Other camera settings attached.

 

Date: 12/10/2020

Time: 18:13:29 Local Time (00:13:29 UTC on 12/11/2020)

 

Saturn SharpCap18_13_29AS_P25lapl8ap13-rgstax2.png

 

 

I saw someone else post with the same scope!    Wondering what the difference in our setup is here.  Feel like they captured more detail than I could.  Maybe it's a combination of my scope being abused, Saturn's position right now on the horizon (atmosphere), the SV-105 being a meh sensor, poor settings in SharpCap or some combination of all of that.  I've been meaning to ask about refractor collimation because I think mine might be a bit misaligned.

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Posted 17 December 2020 - 02:50 PM

Did you have a uv/ir filter installed for this Saturn shot?

Taken with a Starblast 6 inch f/5 and a ASI462 :-)



#559 rnyboy

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Posted 19 December 2020 - 10:32 PM

Wow, didn't know there was a small bore challenge for Saturn.  Here's my best so far taken with 6SE at f/25 with 385mc on 9-11-20.  Processed with AS3, Registax6, and minor PSing... 

 

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Edited by rnyboy, 19 December 2020 - 10:36 PM.

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#560 Sassenach

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Posted 06 January 2021 - 06:05 PM

Did you have a uv/ir filter installed for this Saturn shot?

Hi, sorry for delay - did not see a reply to this until today. Yes, I use the Baader Neodymium 1¼" (Moon & Skyglow)-Filter



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Posted 20 January 2021 - 04:09 PM

Very cool. If you're looking for the other small bore challenge threads...

 

Small bore challenge: Mars w/ 6" or less

 

There are links to all the small bore challenge threads on my Getting Started page (just scroll down past the first video).



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Posted 20 January 2021 - 05:19 PM

Sorry, I was looking for the Mars challenge. When posting, I was wondering why the other pictures were all Saturn! Just thought the Mars forum is getting visitors. But I am the intruder here! I have deleted my Mars post.

Will post later with Saturn images!

Edited by HarveyDeckAstro, 20 January 2021 - 05:21 PM.



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